| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:08 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Here's Gov. Rick Scott's State of the State speech to lawmakers:
Good morning, Chief Justice Polston and distinguished members of the Supreme Court.
Welcome Attorney General Pam Bondi,
Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater,...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 3:40 PM
MEXICO CITY -- A long-planned $5.25-billion expansion of the Panama Canal, one of the world’s most important shipping lanes, is under threat by cost overruns and acrimonious disputes among builders and managers.
Negotiations to resolve some of the...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 12:30 AM
A new film hub has suddenly emerged in Central America. Just as its skyline has morphed dramatically in the space of a few years, Panama, sometimes known as the Dubai of the West, has upped the ante on production, offering a 15% cash rebate to foreign...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 12:30 AM
The Intl. Film Festival of Panama, whose third edition runs April 3-9, is amping up. Buildup to the event is going step by step in sync with a rapidly growing Panama film industry.
The fest bowed in 2012, just after the approval of a film law that...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 3:20 PM
With the winter sports season finished, St. Thomas Aquinas, American Heritage and Grandview Prep lead their respective classifications in the FHSAA Floyd E. Lay Sunshine Cup all-sports award standings.
Here are the top 10 teams in the overall...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 3:39 PM
Upcoming high school spring break tournaments include:
Central Florida Spring Break Slam
At Dr. Phillips, West Orange and Apopka Stuart Martin County vs. Wekiva, 10 a.m., at Dr. Phillips; Jacksonville Bolles vs. Panama City Beach Arnold,...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:07 PM
PANAMA CANAL ZONE — During a recent tour of the historic locks here, Vice President Joe Biden helped an operator flip the switches to open the gates and then stepped out onto a balcony to watch a gargantuan vessel pass through.
A hundred yards...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 4:34 AM
Partying with your neighbor named “Whiskey” probably isn’t a good idea, especially if he’s been out of jail for less than two days and is still wearing an ankle monitor. Here’s why:
A married couple, who are Panama City...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:25 AM
Don't get mad, get even.
Then go to jail.
Deputies arrested a Jacksonville man after he allegedly slashed the tires of several vehicles belonging to his former employer and then went on a spending spree with his ex-boss's debit card -- after he was...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Last July, I planned to visit a friend in the Florida panhandle. After shopping online for cheap airfares to Panama City Beach, I thought I found a reasonable price. At the airport, I was informed that this flight was booked to Panama City,...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Florida is a popular destination for motorcycle enthusiasts. With great coastal rides and world famous events, there is an something for everyone. Whether you ride or not, you will surely enjoy one of these popular annual events all over the state....